Canticle V

Poet:  Thomas Stearns Elliott (1888-1965)

Source:  single piece

Date of Composition: 1974 (July)

Publication:  Boosey & Company © 1975

 Voice Difficulty Level: Difficult

 Subject: In the shadow of death, he holds on to youthful beauty.

Range:  B3 – Ab5

Tessitura:  G4 – E5

Tempo:  With Movement; 4/4

Duration:  07:16

 Vocal Characteristics: Demands advanced technique and musicianship in collaboration with harpist; multi-layered character

 Harp Difficulty Level: 

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 Additional Comments: Varying sections of multiple themes;

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